About the German photographer, Andreas GURSKY (b.1955, in Leipzig)
Andreas GURSKY studied with Michael SCHMIDT from 1978 to 1981. From 1985 he was a master student of Bernd BECHER and thus belongs to the group of Becher students for whom the term Düsseldorf Photo School was coined. He began his artistic work with small-format photographs, switched to large formats in the late 1980s and to electronic image processing in the early 1990s. In numerous photographs artificial effects based on montages.
Photo books on the work of Andreas GURSKY (a selection)
'Andreas Gursky' (2018); 'Andreas Gursky' (Katalog Burda 2015); 'Lanscapes 2015); 'Bangkok' (Katalog Kunstpalast 2012); 'Gursky. Werke / Works 80-08'; (2008); 'Architektur' (2008); 'Andreas Gursky' (Katalogband München 2007); 'Andreas Gursky' (Katalog Basel 2007)